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Special Events

December 15, 2014 by pjorgensen

Be sure to also keep an eye on these special events for teens, special Storytimes, and Programs and Events for everyone!

Library Dance PartyLibrary Dance Party!
Tuesday, December 2, December 9, and December 16, 2014

10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Walt Branch Library
For all ages
Story time is taking a winter break, but you don't have to. Join us for a Library Dance Party at Walt Branch! The program kicks off with a music themed story. Then we will shake off the winter blahs while we move and groove to fun dance tunes. Parents are encouraged to stay and join in the fun. Open to kids and parents of all ages.

Winter Pajama PartyTuesday, December 16, 2014
6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Eiseley Branch Library
For all ages
Winter Pajama Party: Don your favorite pj's and join us for a family holiday story time where we will make a winter craft read stories and have a tasty treat!

Guardians of the Galaxy movie graphicKeeping the galaxy safe! Movie Day
Monday, December 22, 2014
2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Eiseley Branch Library
For all ages
Kick off your winter break with a movie day about a group of space criminals that must work together to stop a fanatical villain from destroying the galaxy. Image © Walt Disney Pictures

Hobbit movie graphicAn Unexpected Quest! Movie Marathon
Saturday, December 27, 2014
10:30 a.m - 4:30 p.m.
Eiseley Branch Library
For all ages
Join an unlikely hero and his friends as they go on an adventure-filled quest to reclaim a long lost home! Image © New Line Cinema

Frozen Sing-A-Long edition movie graphicSing-a-Long Movie
Monday, December 29, 2014
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at Walt Branch Library
2:00 - 4:00 p.m. at Eiseley Branch Library
For all ages
Don your princess costume and join us for this sing-a-long event where we will let it all go! Costume is optional but feel free to dress up and come ready to sing! Image © Walt Disney Pictures

New Year's Eve family eventNew Year's Eve family event
Wednesday, December 31, 2014
12:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Eiseley Branch Library
For all ages
Join us as we welcome the New Year with crafts. We will do a count down at 2:00 p.m.

Celebrate New Year's EveCelebrate New Year's Eve!
Wednesday, December 31, 2014
1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
South Branch Library
For all ages
Come celebrate New Year's Eve with the staff at South Branch Library. We will have crafts, games, photo ops and a special time traveling movie using a wayback machine.

Lego SundaysLego Sundays
First and Third Sundays (may be subject to change), September 2014 through May 2015
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Eiseley Branch Library
For all ages
Sundays just got a lot more fun! Now in addition to reading, Wifi and homework, we have Lego Sundays at the library! This program is free and open to youth, young adults and their parents.


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Good Books

December 08, 2014 by pjorgensen

Other Recommended Books:

LCL logomeans the list was compiled by Lincoln City Libraries staff.

Award Winners
For Babies and Toddlers
The New BabyThe New Baby
Authors for ToddlersAuthors for Toddlers
Read to Your Baby!Read to Your Baby!
Read to Your Baby!Leale A Su Bebé!
Early Reading
Learning to ReadLearning to Read
There's No Place Like HomeThere's No Place Like Home
I'm Going to Kindergarten!I’m Going to Kindergarten!
Other Booklists
Top 100 Novels for YouthThe Top 100 Novels for Youth
Books About Life Changes100 Best Picture Books
Books About Life ChangesBooks About Life Changes
Stories Without WordsCatch the Reading Bug - 2008
Tough Topics for FamiliesChildren’s Illustrators and Authors with Nebraska Connections
Cinderella StoriesCinderella Stories
Tough Topics for FamiliesClassic Children's Stories
If You Like the Harry Potter SeriesIf You Like the Harry Potter series...
Stories Without WordsStories Without Words
Tough Topics for FamiliesTough Topics for Families
Tough Topics for FamiliesWorks for Children by Nebraska Authors
Multicultural Booklists
African American Picture BooksAfrican American Picture Books
African American Books for Older ChildrenAfrican American Books for Older Children
All the Children of the WorldAll the Children of the World
Asian Youth BooklistAsian Youth Booklist
Hispanic Youth BooklistHispanic Youth Booklist
Native American Youth BooklistNative American Youth Booklist
The Refugee ExperienceThe Refugee Experience
Books for Giving
(These lists may include books for older readers and adults as well)
Books Are for Giving, 2014Books Are for Giving, 2014
Good Books to Give as Gifts, 2013Good Books to Give as Gifts, 2013
Good Books for Giving, 2012Great Books for Giving, 2012 (slideshow)
Books for Every HomeBooks for Every Home
Booklists from Other Libraries
(Lincoln City Libraries may not own all books in these lists)

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Read to a Dog at the Library!

November 04, 2014 by pjorgensen

Photo of dogs and books Our current session has concluded; watch for the program to start up again in the spring!

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Great Web Sites for Kids

October 31, 2014 by pjorgensen
Amazing Science and Math Homework Help Kids Searching Preschool Fun Together Time

Great Web Sites for Kids

Children's Literature on the Web Interesting People and Places Safety and Health
Creatures of All Kinds Kids Create

Amazing Science and Math

Children's Literature on the Web Creatures of All Kinds Homework Help Interesting People and Places Kids Searching Safety and Health Preschool Fun Together Time - Sites for kids to visit with parents
  • Wordle (generate "word clouds")
  • Starfall (learn to read)
  • Tagxedo (create tag clouds in different shapes)

Kids Create

Please note: The presence of a link on this site does not constitute an endorsement by Lincoln City Libraries. Be advised that not all sources on the Internet provide accurate, complete or current information. Users should carefully judge the worth of these sources of information as they would any other resource. Just as libraries do not vouch for or endorse the viewpoints of written material in their collections, they do not do so for electronic information. Web sites may change or disappear without notice. Lincoln City Libraries is not responsible for the content of external sites linked to its Web site.

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Let's Play

September 12, 2014 by pjorgensen

Tagged in: fun, games, sites, websites, kids, children,
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